José Eduardo Dos Santos

Angola’s dos Santos family empire in the firing line

Law enforcement agencies are cracking down on the high profile family of former Angolan president José Eduardo dos Santos, accused of plundering revenues from...

Africa’s  ‘dinosaurs’ are dying out

Countries in political transition have very little time in which to deliver socioeconomic and political change

Angola bets on largest-ever offshore oil investment

Angola was badly hit by the oil-price plunge in 2014

Angola: The fall of the Dos Santos clan

One year ago, the Dos Santos family handed the Angolan presidency over to João Lourenço. Now the ex-president's son has been arrested

Lourenço’s first year: Angola’s transitional politics

João Lourenço’s first year in office has been marked by notable reforms. If ordinary Angolans are to benefit this momentum must continue

Angola’s ex president steps down as party chief

The passing of the baton between the two men is the climax of a handover marked by barely disguised friction

Angola: Ex-president’s son planned to steal $1.5-billion

Jose Filomeno dos Santos planned to siphon off $1.5-billion when he ran Luanda's sovereign wealth fund, government says.

Dos Santos’s son charged with fraud

Jose Filomeno dos Santos has been accused of the illegal transfer of $500-million when he was the head of the country's sovereign wealth fund

The silver lining in Ali Bongo’s power grab in Gabon

The country's constitutional changes mirror tre​nds where incumbents have tinkered with their constitutions, but change will come

Angola’s Lourenco keeps pressure on Dos Santos cronies

Lourenco's manoeuvering against the nepotistical vestiges of Angola's last president began in November with the toppling of Isabel dos Santos

Angolan leader denies tensions with predecessor despite clean-up campaign

In November, within three months of taking control of Angola, Lourenco sacked dos Santos's daughter — Africa's richest woman

Mixed outlook for Africa in 2018

The leaders for life will face challenges. Debt levels and servicing costs will plague governments. And conflict hotspots won’t cool down

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New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.